Price includes private use of charter yacht for the duration of your sailing holiday, services of captain and crew, free use of dive equipment and services of dive master, free use of on-board water sports equipment, all meals and soft drinks and 5 hours of cruising per day. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.
Enjoy life at sea and visit the stunning islands of Indonesia on this exciting eight-day cruise. Take the road less travelled and set sail to the island of Kumba. Here you’ll come face-to-face with untouched coral reefs and bright schools of fish while snorkeling. Next, visit the traditional village of Takpala, where you’ll learn about local Indonesian life and culture. Continue to the stunning island of Watubalu and hike through its rugged landscape. Be sure to keep your eyes open for wild deer and other exotic wildlife. Finish the tour in Waienga Bay and admire the mighty Ile Api volcano. While you’re here, take a stroll through nearby villages and learn about the art of Ikat, a unique dyeing technique used to color textiles.
Begin the day by anchoring at Kumba Island, which is home to an active volcano. Head to shore and take a stroll through one of the gorgeous pebble beaches. Next, grab your snorkel and dive under the sea to see beautiful coral reefs and exotic schools of fish. After, head back to the ship and sail overnight to the island of Alor.
Arrive in Kebola Bay in the early morning and make your way to the scenic town of Kalabahi. Enjoy hiking through the lush hills and forests in Kalabahi and continue until you reach the traditional village of Takpala. Here, you’ll spend the rest of the day learning about Indonesian life and culture. In the late afternoon, return to the cruise and spend the night at anchor.
After breakfast, visit the picturesque islands of Pura and Ternate. Enjoy a day of beachcombing and take a dip in the cool turquoise water. Dolphins are extremely common in this area and there is a good chance you’ll see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
Arrive on Lembata Island in the morning and head to Lamalerap, a traditional hunting village. Here, you’ll witness a community whose livelihoods depend on the sea. Fishermen practise whaling in the area and you’ll see them busy at work in their tiny sailboats. In the evening, take in another beautiful sunset while the cruise sails around the island.
Spend the day discovering the natural wonders of Waienga Bay. On shore, admire the mighty Ile Api volcano and take a stroll through villages untouched by the modern world. These villages are famous for Ikat, a unique dyeing process used to pattern textiles. After, head back to the ship and enjoy one last overnight sail back to Maumere.
Arrive in Maumere in the early morning and depart the cruise ship. Here, we’ll wish you farewell and are more than happy to assist you with your next travel plans. For the remainder of the day, we recommend relaxing at the beach. Maumere is home to many vibrant coral gardens, which are perfect for snorkeling or scuba diving. For the thrill-seeking adventurer, consider renting a jet ski or banana boat, which will allow you to speed through crystal blue waters.